S. 2851: Veterans’ Disability Compensation Automatic COLA Act

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for annual cost-of-living adjustments to be made automatically by law each year in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

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Apr 26, 2016


Referred to Committee on Apr 26, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 26, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016
Length: 4 pages


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Apr 26, 2016

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